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  • Market Guide – IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) Providers

    Appropriately enough for Halloween, October’s Market Guide looks at the end of the IT Asset lifecycle – disposition. IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) is concerned with managing the end-of-ownership of your devices – those you no longer require, or have no use for, are considered...

  • The business case for IT Asset Lifecycle Automation

    This article is a collaboration between AJ Witt of The ITAM Review and Paul King, Senior Consultant at DeskCenter Solutions. In it, we discuss how IT Asset Lifecycle Automation delivers business value, reduces the burden on IT, and delights your users. Executive Summary Digital Transformation...

  • Hard drive disposal best practice – Community survey results

    Thanks to everyone that took the time to respond to our quick poll on hard drive disposal (Original request here). The goal was to understand how ITAM Review readers dispose of hard drives, the methods used, standards adhered to and attitudes towards hard disk disposal. I closed the...

  • Expired IT Assets as a profit centre

    Following the recent announcement by U.S. Micro that it is to become the exclusive provider of ITAD services to Macquarie Equipment Finance’s (MEF) North American customers, I spoke with Herb Biggers, Chairman of the Board, and Jim Kegley, Founder, President and CEO of U.S. Micro...

  • Old School Hard Drive Destruction [VIDEO]

    I recently stumbled across this unique way of ensuring hard drives are destroyed. You might call it ‘labour intensive’,  but at least you get to see the job done onsite and ensure no data leaks. Perhaps this is a new way for IT Asset Managers to get a good work out and...

  • North America Leading The Way In ITAD

    North America Leading the Way in ITAD At the IAITAM Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas last October there was a significant depth of interest in ITAD; an ITAD Vendor was a platinum sponsor of the conference, a whole track with many interesting sessions was devoted to ITAD,...

  • ITAD Chain of Custody Case Studies – Challenges & Common Excuses

    ITAD Sleight of hand- now you see it, now you don't.... This article has been contributed by Kyle Marks at Retire-IT. In his previous article Kyle explored the value of process in IT Asset Disposal – in this article Kyle explores some real life scenarios to illustrate chain-of-custody...

  • ITAD Chain of Custody

    This article has been contributed by Kyle Marks at Retire-IT. What has more value, an armored bank truck, or a van delivering old computers to a disposal vendor? An armored truck may hold millions of dollars. An old computer on the other hand, if lost, may mean millions in liability. Every...